The Art League of Marion invites you to attend a weekend of arts, crafts, entertainment and food. The 38th annual Hungry Mother State Park, Marion, Virginia, from 10:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, and from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. on Sunday.
The lake at beautiful Hungry Mother State Park is the setting for over 100 arts and crafts exhibits including baskets, decorative wood, pottery, jewelry, candles, fine art, soaps, stained glass, and much more.
A Living History encampment where local re-enactors will demonstrate life in a Civil War camp will be presented along with skirmishes by this group.
Civil War Camp at the Hungry Mother Arts and Crafts Festival
A wonderful array of food will be available this year with something for everyone including meals, light snacks, or just drinks.
Parking fees are $6.00 per vehicle, or you may purchase a special three-day weekend pass for $9.00 which is good for the entire Festival.
Vendors line the sidewalks within Hungry Mother State Park at the Arts and Crafts Festival
The Art League of Marion uses 100% of the jury fees and a percentage of the booth fees collected from exhibitors to provide scholarships to deserving Smyth County students who are continuing their education in art, music, and theater. We are proud to have supported these students in the pursuit of their higher education. In addition to the scholarship program, the Art League sponsors an annual high school art show and a variety of art programs.
The Art League is a group of individuals are dedicated to the enjoyment and promotion of the arts including fine art, fine craft, theater, music and dance. They sponsor monthly programs which are free to the public. The endorsement and encouragement of cultural activities in our schools are also important to the Art League. The Scholarship Program each year offers scholarships to deserving students who will be pursuing higher education in the arts.
The annual Hungry Mother Festival sponsored in cooperation with the Virginia Department of Parks and Recreation is a tradition in the community. Make your plans now to join us for this family friendly weekend.
Hungry Mother State Park is located at 2854 Park Blvd, Marion, VA 24354. For more information about Hungry Mother State Park, on line.